Spring 2017 Seminar Programme

Transport and Mobility History

 Venue: Pollard Room N301, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

  Thursday 17:30

Convenors: David Turner (York), Tamara Thornhill (Transport for London), Christopher Phillips (Leeds), Charlotte Mathieson, (Surrey), Oliver Betts (National Railway Museum), Mike Esbester (University of Portsmouth)

For all enquiries please contact: IHRtransportseminar@gmail.com 

19 January

Dr. David Turner (University of York)

Paddling with partners: British railways, resort authorities and the promotion leisure travel, 1909-1914


16 February

Dr. Rudi Newman (Independent)

From Stephenson to Suburbia: the Socio-Economic Impacts of the Coming of the Railways to the Chilterns


16 March

Dr. Chris Philips (Leeds Trinity)

“Privileged Greatly to Serve his Nation in Days of Mortal Danger”: Sir Eric Geddes and transport management on the Western Front